News: Siegwerk India appoints new CEO


Siegwerk India appoints new CEO

Ramakrishna Karanth’s last assignment was with Kimoha Entrepreneurs FZCO as Chief Operating Officer, based out of Dubai, where he was responsible for the profitability of business units in UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Siegwerk India appoints new CEO

Siegwerk India, a sixth-generation family-owned company and one of the leading international manufacturers of printing inks, announces the appointment of Mr. Ramakrishna Karanth as the new CEO of the organization.

On his appointment, Karanth said,"I am excited to join the Siegwerk India team and look forward to contributing towards the continued success and growth of Siegwerk in India. The Indian Packaging segment is seeing an evolving, great growth story and my efforts will be to work with the Siegwerk team to participate in this growth, with a focused approach on sustainability and environment-friendly solutions". 

Ramakrishna’s experience spans over 30 years, starting with a Short Service Commissioned tenure of 6 years with the Indian Air Force in Surface to Air Missiles division and a total industrial experience of 28 years. Apart from handling responsibilities in Maintenance, Projects, Operations, and General Management in Huhtamaki PPL over a tenure of 15 years, he has headed P&L responsibility in Rotopack UAE and the India BU of Weener Plastics, Netherlands. 

“We are confident that Siegwerk India will benefit immensely under the leadership of Ramakrishna. His extensive packaging industry knowledge and experience will help Siegwerk India achieve greater success” said Ashish Pradhan, President Asia while welcoming him. 

In keeping with the company’s philosophy “Ink, Heart & Soul,” Siegwerk seeks long-term cooperation with its business partners. With the Indian Packaging segment witnessing spurt in growth,, it will be interesting to see how Ramakrishna leads the company into growing faster in the coming quarters.


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Topics: C-Suite, Appointments, Leadership

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